The Sugar Connection to Cancer
I'm melanie beasley and i'm a registered and licensed dietitian and today show is very very important to me because i am also cancer survivor. Let me tell you. Having cancer was a wakeup call for me. So i made the changes to my nutritional habits and lifestyle habits that are necessary for me to optimize my odds of living a cancer free life this morning caroline hudson a very experienced dietitian and i will share insights about the sugar connection to cancer morning caroline. Good morning. I just mentioned that after experiencing the diagnosis of cancer. I'm now living my life with nutritional habits and lifestyle habits that support my long term health so the cancer does not return. That's what we're always looking for. Exact klay as dietitians caroline. And i both help. People make fundamental changes to take them away from some destructive lifestyle and nutritional habits and this is an important topic so i hope our listeners will stop doing any dishes. Maybe turn up the volume and sit down and listen. Those tours can wait you and your health really matter so we really want to get this message across. The reason is cancer is the second leading cause of death in the us. So i want people to understand how to enlist some preventative measures caroline. Now it's time to turn on your mic and here's some of your wisdom well again mail and to all of our listeners. First of all Many people really need to make some changes in their daily habits. Maybe it's to make some changes to their habit of not getting enough sleep. I'm saying this morning that we had to get up at what time you got. I always struggle on this day when i have to come into the studio. I don't believe. I don't sleep well but But we need to make sleep a priority or maybe it's some changes from the habit of maybe snacking on m. and m.'s. And now that we're home. Oh my goodness so. Many of my clients are saying why. No i have this in my cupboard. And then i just go and get it and i can't stop you know so that may be a real problem for some people or maybe you need to make some changes about the habit of stopping for that high sugar coffee drink. You know the mocha's or whatever it happens to be the lines at the coffee shops are horrible. These days every time. I drive by one of them. You know this is random but i have noticed. There's one place near me. And on friday nights the line is literally i would say a quarter to a half mile long of cars waiting to get in there and i think there must be something really really drying these people. Yeah i know. Yeah i have one right near me too and i always look at it and and try to see if the cars are. They go out of the parking lot and down the street that long. It's just crazy so some of my clients. Tell me that they really do want to change. But what happens. They really really struggle and somehow they just can't make those changes.